Yay! The #clojure "master" branch now has deftype, defprotocol etc. And look, there's 1.2 off in the hazy distance... (via @chrishouser) -- So there! If you pull the latest from clojure's master branch at github you'll get the current code for 1.2... no more 1.1. Exciting to see things move this fast!
How to feed Reddit to Hadoop (here, via @LauJensen) -- ... with clojure, of course! All the cool kids now use clojure with hadoop/cascading, and for a reason!, as clojure it makes life much much easier in these environments than, for example, Java. This article shows how to create a job in Clojure.
Posted the slides from my recent FleetDB talk (here, via @mmcgrana) -- FleetDB is a schema-free database build on clojure that has been released very recently, and his author just released the slides of his presentation at the Bay Are Clojure User Group (that I very unfortunately missed because of a bad bug that knocked me and my family out). These slides are fairly self-explanatory, so you should be able to follow them up.
Clojure.core/str makes sense now (here, via @neotyk) -- If you're starting with Clojure, this article is for you. The author, a committer at the Project Grizzly, is learning Clojure by reading and trying to understand some of clojure's source code. This article explains this process with an example, clojure.core/str.